230 South Potomac Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268
1090 Wayne Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201
22 Mt Rock Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257
Ph: 717-762-0234; or 888-738-0234
Wayne & Ruth Kuhns
Wayne serves as the Director of Spring of Hope Prayer Counseling Ministries in Waynesboro, PA, where he and his wife Ruth are prayer counselors. Wayne became an ordained Pastor in 1992 and together they have served on Pastoral Leadership teams beginning in 1969. They are graduates of the 201 and 202 Elijah House training. They have completed the Basic Theophostic training.
Wayne earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry, Master's Degree in Christian Counseling with an emphasis in family and teaching, and an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from International Seminary of Bible Theology. He is a trained behavioral consultant through the Institute for Motivational Living in New Castle, PA.
Wayne has been teaching Elijah House training schools for Prayer Counseling Ministry since 2001 and has developed and taught programs for couples, families, and leadership. He has taught extensively on Inner Healing, the Father's Love and the development of healthy relationships, first with the Heavenly Father and then to love your neighbor as yourself. Wayne has traveled and taught Inner Healing and the Father's Love message in Canada, China, Ghana, Guatemala and the Phillipines.
Ruth’s passion is to see people come into an understanding and revelation that God is their healer, and to see them come into wholeness so they can fulfill their God-given purpose and destiny.
Wayne and Ruth live in Chambersburg, PA, and are the parents of three adult sons.
The suggested donation for Wayne and Ruth's counseling is individually $75 per session, or as a team, $90 per session.
Wayne & Ruth will meet clients at the Chambersburg and Waynesboro offices. Virtual appointments are also available.
Prayer Counselor for
Women, Parents and Children
Rhoda is a Prayer Counselor who works with women and parents and their children (birth to age 12) toward bringing healing and wholeness into their lives.
She has worked with Spring of Hope in Waynesboro, PA since 2002 under the supervision and tutelage of Wayne and Ruth Kuhns. Rhoda has been trained in prayer counseling through both the Basic and The Advanced Elijah House School. She is widely read in childhood issues, trauma, attachment and healing. She has attended workshops pertinent to her work including Play Therapy and Beyond with Paul White and Attachment & Trauma Multi-family Camp with Bryan Post of “The Post Institute”. Rhoda is a certified “Parent Coach” with The Post Institute.
Rhoda having reared three children is now enjoying grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her experience of adopting her first child (at 17 months) has helped shaped her focus of ministry.
Her heart is to see women, parents, and children freed to reflect God’s heart of love to each other and to the world.
The suggested donation for Rhoda's counseling is $70 per session.
Rhoda will meet clients at the Waynesboro office. Virtual appointments are also available.
Spring of Hope celebrated its 19th anniversary on May 20, 2021
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WHAT TYPE OF MINISTRY IS AVAILABLE
We offer Prayer Counseling to:
Individuals Married Couples
Families Children and Teens
All are welcome regardless of Race, Faith or Background.
We offer Prayer Counseling for:
Addictions Burnout Forgiveness Depression Anger/Rage Generational Sins
Emotional / Physical and Sexual Healing ...and much more.
We have three locations throughout Franklin County to serve the community.
We counsel over 1,000
people each year!
Wyatt is a graduate of the Elijah House schools. He has also completed training with the Institute for Biblical Counseling. His training includes marriage, family and maturity issues.
Wyatt counsels male teenagers, individuals and couples. His passion is to see people break free from the stronghold’s that prevent them from experiencing and walking out God’s destiny and purpose for their lives. He has a heart to see relationships restored.
Wyatt resides in Ft. Loudon, PA with his wife Joanne and their two children.
The suggested donation for Wyatt's counseling is $60 per session.
Wyatt will meet clients at the Chambersburg and Waynesboro offices.
Carlos was born in Puerto Rico and moved to NY at the age of 8. Since coming to know the Lord at age 17, he has served missions in the Bronx, NY, and in San Francisco, CA.
He has been a counselor at Spring of Hope since 2005 and is a graduate of the Elijah House 201 & 202 training schools. He
has worked in prayer and healing ministry for over 20 years, and has helped in youth ministry for over 40 years. In 2000 he started in full-time ministry as a Youth Pastor and is currently an Ordained Minister through the Brethren In Christ Church.
Carlos has been delivered from demonic possession and oppression. A book entitled Soul Battle by Jill Thompson is a biography of his life and deliverance from the demonic world.
Carlos and his wife Ruth live in Waynesboro, PA. They have three daughters and five grandchildren.
The suggested donation for Carlos' counseling is individually $70 per session or $90 per session with a team member.
Carlos will meet clients at the Waynesboro and Chambersburg offices. Virtual appointments are also available.
18 yrs. & Older 13 - 17 years 3 - 12 yrs.
Preministry Forms for New Clients:
(Please send all forms to the Waynesboro office.)
Melissa is a professional photographer and business owner turned pastor, counselor, and teacher. In the spring of 2009, the Lord asked her to close her business and to begin her credentialing. Since her credentialing, she has taken the Elijah House classes which is the base for the ministry at Spring of Hope. Her love for the classes spilled out in great ways. Now as an Elijah House facilitator she teaches the classes to others.
Counseling has been a growing passion for her. She desires to see people walk in their God-given freedom from rejection, abuse, abandonment, fear, disappointment, and the experiences of life that entangle our thoughts, emotions and actions.
She loves being a part of a staff where the hearts of the people ministered to are the heartbeat of what we do. When she's not at Spring of Hope you can find her writing, reading, or working in the yard.
"I'm looking forward to and anticipating all that God has for me at Spring of Hope, and I cannot wait to meet you as we walk steps to freedom."
The suggested donation for Melissa's counseling is $70 per session or $90 per session with a team member.
Melissa will meet clients at the Waynesboro, Chambersburg & Shippensburg offices. Virtual appointments are also available.
Wilma is a graduate of Elijah House School 201 and 202 and Embracing Life, and has assisted in teaching these classes for several years. She is a graduate of 101 and 201 Professional Life Coaching from Light University where she has also completed classes on grief, suicide and trauma. Wilma loves to teach and to share what she has learned and to link arms with others in the pursuit to live life intentionally.
Like many others, Wilma's life pursuit of God has been a tough journey through disappointments, guilt, rejection and pain. She uses what she has gained through her own struggles to help others on similar journeys. Her prayer is that her pain will not be wasted but used to help others find victory and healing, to come to a place where they can embrace the life God intented for them and to trust Him with childlike trust. That even though . . . . yet I will praise You."
Wilma has a deep desire to learn, to study and read and to seek God for knowledge and understanding. She lives in Greencastle, PA, and is the mother of two daughters.
The suggested donation for Wilma's counseling is $60 per session.
Wilma will meet clients at the Waynesboro office.
Kim grew up in a military family and had the opportunity to live in various states including Hawaii and Texas. Since childhood, the Lord has given her a heart for travel and connecting with people from various cultures. In college, she studied a semester abroad in Spain, a summer abroad in Guatemala, and did mission work in the Dominican Republic. With this background, she has the additional ability to counsel in Spanish.
In 2003, she graduated from Dove International Church-Planting and Leadership School. Her involvement with cross-cultural ministry started 15 years ago and continues to this day. She has also completed the Elijah House 201 and 202 training schools. Additionally, she has received a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Penn State University. She holds teaching certifications in Spanish from Shippensburg University and in Autism from Messiah College.
The Lord has clearly called Kim from the field of education into the field of counseling. Her vision is to see the broken-hearted restored, the captives set free, and the lost found. Her desire is to walk together through a journey of healing.
Kim and her husband Donovan live in Chambersburg, PA with their two children.
The suggested donation for Kim's counseling is $60 per session.
Kim meets clients at the Chambersburg and Shippensburg offices.
Amber graduated from the Elijah House 201 and 202 schools in 2019. Currently, she is working on her Psychology degree through Grace Christian University. Amber enjoys being active in her church leadership as well. “I cannot wait to see what all God has in store for me through Spring of Hope and beyond. I know God will be working through me to help others find the freedom in Him that I have found.”
Amber is a wife and mother of three who resides in Chambersburg, PA. When Amber is not studying or working, she is spending time with her family. She knows how important relationships with family and friends are in this journey of life.
Amber’s passion and calling are to help young women, teens, and families find healing in our Lord Jesus. If you are struggling with pain from the past, depression, anxieties, fears, or just feel you need to be heard, she wants to let you know you are not alone. You can find freedom in healing.
The suggested donations for Amber's counseling is $60 per session.
Amber meets clients at the Chambersburg, Waynesboro, and Shippensburg offices.
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